Brian Tracy said, “Leaders think and talk about solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” Indeed there will always be problems to talk about. But as a leader you have the opportunity to shape and define the conversation. You can either join the chorus of those who only talk about the problem or you can guide the conversation toward solutions. When facing problems you can showcase your leadership style and model the expectations of those around you by the way you talk. Seize the moment, talk about solutions, and bring others into that conversation. What are you talking about?
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